Witnesses stated at the very least eight individuals have died and greater than 50 have been injured after a stadium wall collapse and stampede at a soccer match within the Senegalese capital.

These current stated preventing broke out late Saturday between rival followers of US Ouakam and Stade de Mbour and the wall on the Demba Diop stadium in Dakar collapsed as police additionally fired tear fuel.

Authorities spokesman Seydou Gueye on Sunday condemned the violence, including that authorities moved the injured to hospitals round Dakar. He stated an investigation shall be opened into the incident.

The federal government additionally introduced a ban on sports activities and cultural actions in the course of the legislative marketing campaign interval resulting in parliamentary elections on July 30.